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CONFEDERATE ARKANSAS TROOPS

19th Regiment, Arkansas Infantry (Dockery's)

Overview:
19th (Smead's-Dockery's) Infantry Regiment was assembled at Devall's Bluff, Arkansas, in April, 1861, and moved to Memphis, then Fort Pillow, Tennessee. Its companies were recruited in the counties of Union, Lafayette, Columbia, Ouachita, and Hot Spring. The unit participated in the Battles of Corinth and Hatchie Bridge, and reported 129 casualties. Later it was attached to General M. E. Green's Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. It fought at Port Gibson, then was part of the garrison captured at Vicksburg in July, 1863. After being exchanged, the regiment was reorganized and mounted. It was placed in Dockery's and Roane's Brigade, Trans-Mississippi Department, and saw action at Marks' Mills. After some minor skirmishing the unit disbanded. The field officers were Colonels Thomas P. Dockery and H. P. Smead, Lieutenant Colonel William H. Dismukes, and Major H. G. P. Williams.
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